Monthly Archives: July 2012

Inflammatory Eating

July 30, 2012 – 5:17 pm

Sydney Loney was conducting the interview and is a senior editor at Chatelaine magazine.  She can be followed @SydneyLoney. SL: I know it’s a fairly complex topic but I wanted to ask you about inflammation generally: what is it and what affect can it have on the body?  Dr. E: Inflammation is happening in our […]

Saw Palmetto for Prostate

July 27, 2012 – 10:50 am

Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine was of a male patient suffering from BPH, or benign prostatic hyperplasia.  BPH is a condition that causes an enlargement of the prostate which then presses on the male urethra, obstructing urinary flow and causing frequent and sometimes painful urination, urinary hesitancy (start-and-stop flow), an increased risk of urinary tract […]

North Vancouver Family Needs Your Help

July 20, 2012 – 3:25 pm

I have just learned that a chiropractor I worked with, Erica Harris, was diagnosed this past June with acute leukemia.  As she is a mother of two and part of a loving family, I am posting the information below in the hopes that you’ll be willing to do a simple cheek swab to see if […]

High Blood Pressure

July 16, 2012 – 5:42 pm

It is the most common diagnosis in doctor’s offices – 5.9% of family medical diagnoses are hypertension, making up a whopping 11 million patient visits a year, followed closely by diabetes, acute upper respiratory infections and sinusitis. The optimal blood pressure is 110/70 but 120/80 is considered “normal”.  Those with blood pressure that has crept […]